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TANG-ENERGY-38Soprano Lindsay Kesselman and Sandbox Percussion perform composition by Kenneth Frazelle

Video of world premiere performance a Tang, SPAC collaboration

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College and Saratoga Performing Arts Center present the world premiere of Energy in All Directions, composed by Kenneth Frazelle and performed by soprano Lindsay Kesselman and New York City-based ensemble Sandbox Percussion. 

Recorded in the exhibition of the same name that inspired Frazelle’s composition, the performance can be viewed on the Tang Teaching Museum’s website beginning Wednesday, September 8, at https://tang.skidmore.edu/exhibitions/276-energy-in-all-directions#performance.

family programs 2021Ticonderoga, NY - Fort Ticonderoga will host Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 9:30 am-5:00 pm. Visitors will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze. Other special opportunities will also be available during the hands-on student scavenger hunt, bateau row on Lake Champlain, and aboard the Carillon tour boat.

New York New YorkFeaturing Spike Lee’s ‘25th Hour’ And Scorsese’s ‘New York, New York,’ Both In 35mm

Also in September: Complete Kubrick continues with Barry Lyndon and A Clockwork Orange; a Science on Screen program focusing on A.I. and robot speech; a Shinya Tsukamoto double feature in Disreputable Cinema

Plus, theatrical runs of Tsai Ming-liang’s Days and Dash Shaw’s Cryptozoo

Astoria, New York, August 31, 2021 — This September marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. To commemorate this somber milestone, Museum of the Moving Image will present two movies by New York filmmakers that express a deep love for the City and its resilience: Spike Lee’s 25th Hour and Martin Scorsese’s New York, New York—both presented in 35mm—on Saturday, September 11 (with additional screenings). Please see below for more information on these films and the Museum’s September screening schedule. Additional programs will be announced as they are scheduled.

Hopscotch at The Wild CenterOne-of-a-kind piece created on-site by sculpture artist Patrick Dougherty

Tupper Lake, N.Y. – Over the weekend, The Wild Center unveiled the completed Stickwork sculpture by Patrick Dougherty as its newest outdoor exhibit. After a three-week process, the final structure is now open to the public, with guests invited to immerse themselves in the art, walking around and through the elaborate sculpture

Since the beginning of August, internationally acclaimed stick sculpture artist Patrick Dougherty has been working on The Wild Center’s campus with a crew of volunteers to create the masterpiece.

Antique Boat Museum logoClayton, New York (August 20, 2021) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, NY, in collaboration with the Antique & Classic Boat Society (ACBS) is pleased to announce the details of the upcoming jointly hosted Symposium to be held October 1-3 at the Museum.

The weekend-long Symposium is for people with a passion for boating and building boats, boat owners, and everyone in between.  This year’s Symposium offers sessions on flipping boats for bottom work, vacuum bagging, rebuilding a Scripps 302, and finishing Mosquito, a project boat for the last couple of Symposiums.

GCVM_FiddlersFair1 (002)Mumford, N.Y. - Enjoy the sounds of strings across the grounds of Genesee Country Village & Museum during Fiddlers’ Fair & Making Music Weekend, coming up on Saturday, August 21, and Sunday, August 22. Visitors will experience performances throughout the day on a variety of stages set up around the Museum grounds. Explore the Historic Village and find three stops that each feature an in-depth look at musical styles with deep roots in New York State history.

Waco UPF-7 BiplaneCelebrate The End of Summer 2021 With Two Days of Vintage Aircraft and Automobiles

Farmingdale, NY (August 14, 2021) - Long Island’s American Airpower Museum (AAM) will host its Warbirds, Wings and Wheels Show on Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, September 4th and Sunday, September 5th, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Museum, Hangar 3, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, New York.  Come to the Museum’s two day spectacular celebrating the history of Aviation and Automobiles!  Get up close and personal with vintage Biplanes, Model A and T Fords, plus the Museum’s fleet of World War II aircraft.  There will be flights available on vintage aircraft, contests, raffles and much, much more.

Safe Space 2020-300dpiNew exhibition explores the humanity of those living with HIV/AIDS

Saratoga Springs, NY (August 4, 2021) — The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College announces the online opening on Saturday, August 7, of Look After Each Other: Intimacy and Community. The student-curated exhibition features work by artists, activists, and documentarians who show the human side of life with HIV/AIDS beyond a medical diagnosis, revealing moments of intimacy, care, friendship, and more.

Organized by Nathan Bloom ’21, the 2020–21 Eleanor Linder Winter ’45 Endowed Intern, the exhibition presents the work — posters, magazine covers, drawings, video, fiber art, sculpture, and photography, most coming from the Tang’s growing collection — in five distinct, yet interrelated, sections: Performance, Livelihood, Memory, Outreach, and Joy.

50th Annual Antique Boat Show & AuctionClayton, N.Y. – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), North America’s premier freshwater boating museum based in Clayton, New York, will host the longest, continuously running Antique Boat Show for the 57th year Friday, August 6 through Sunday, August 8.

This year’s Show builds on the reimagined show held in 2020 which returned to the modest beginnings of ABM’s early days of parades and displays. ABM is excited to welcome more boats and motors of all makes, models, and age from across the United States back to our docks and campus as we celebrate the boating legacy of the 1000 Islands! …

A Novel Weekend - GCV&MLiterary Weekend, Kids Free Thursdays, and Fiddlers’ Fair in August

Mumford, N.Y. – The summer season is in full swing at Genesee Country Village & Museum, and the month of August offers a full lineup of programs and events, concerts on the Great Meadow, special discounts for families, and more. The Museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and presents daily programming in the Historic Village, opportunities to interact with costumed historic interpreters and see 19th-century trades in action, meet farm animals, enjoy lunch or a craft beer in the Depot Restaurant and Freight House Pub, shop in the Flint Hill Store, and so much more.